Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Chinese Republic Military Academy Ceremonial Sword

  • Dated: circa 1926
  • Culture: Chinese
  • Measurements: lenght ~ 42cm, weight ~ 384g

Rare Chinese Republic Period Military graduation ceremonial short sword; a short sword given to a graduating cadet from the 6th graduation class of the Central Military Academy by the First President of the Republic, Chiang Kai-shek (1887 - 1975). The sheath of blade is inscribed with additional information detailing the ceremony.

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